Senior Lead Systems Engineer
Austin, TX | May, 2019 - Present
Principal Azure DevOps Engineer
Technical Lead of the Managed Services and Infrastructure Team
Web Application Architect
Whole Foods Market
Senior Systems Engineer
Austin, TX | Nov, 2018 - May, 2019
Principal Azure DevOps engineer supporting Retail Infrastructure
SCCM Application, Task Sequence and OS deployment creation
Senior Engineer tasked with the Retail Architecture and Engineering team.
Automation of our software development and deployment lifecycle utilizing custom PowerShell scripting, Azure DevOps pipelines, Jira and SCCM
Created a private Azure Artifacts -backed PowerShell NuGet feed utilizing build and release pipelines, integrating approval and code-review gates.
Development of architectural and procedural guidelines, with the goal of creating a uniform deployment and support ecosystem.
Holomorphic AI Foundation
Vice President / Board Member
Austin, TX | Feb, 2019 - Present
Azure Architect and Engineer
Azure AD engineer
Developer – NodeJS web applications, AI-backed chatbots
Member of the Board of Directors
Senior Systems Engineer
Austin, TX | Jan, 2017 - Nov, 2018
Microsoft Exchange 2016 Principal Engineer
Senior Engineer for Microsoft Technologies
Coordination with multiple departments to identify needs and potential challenges of new implementations
Identify and coordinate with security teams to ensure regulatory compliance and a blend of security procedures and business continuity are met
Automation – SCCM, PowerShell
Creation of runbooks and handoff documents for all applications owned or implemented, including infrastructure documentation via Visio
Identify points of waste (overlapping technology) and remediation
Identify, Design, Engineer and Deploy new solutions based on client needs
Deployment of F5 APM WebTops. Integrating MFA, AD membership, client system checks to present dynamic options for end users to use as personal workspaces for internal County resources
Lead engineer and architect of Microsoft Azure deployments
Converting legacy infrastructure into a high availability deployments, including Exchange, SharePoint and IIS
Final Connect Corporation
Senior Systems Engineer
Austin, TX | May, 2015 - Jan, 2017
Layer 2/3 network configurations
Active Directory, Group Policy, WSUS, DHCP, DNS
Virtualization – Hyper-V, VMWare
Disaster Recovery – VEEAM, Windows Server Backup, CrashPlan Pro
Performed scripting to automate processes across clients
PCI Compliance testing, analyzing, and documentation
Identify issues, develop plan for resolution, act as project manager and technical lead until resolution
Any additional duties that are required, I learn and implement as necessary
SoCal Penske Dealer Group
Technical Support Analyst II
Los Angeles, CA | Aug, 2013 - May, 2015
Provide networking and PC support for 13 rooftops – 1500 users
Running and terminating Cat5e and Cat6 cables
Windows Deployment Services and Clonezilla imaging
Active Directory configurations
Installation and configuration of Ashley amplifier and Bogen paging system
Installation and configuration of 1080p IP camera security system.
ManageEngine ticketing system management
ADP DMS and VOIP support
IT team leader for new construction build-outs
IT team leader for new dealership acquisitions
HID security system management
Configuration and ongoing support for Meraki firewall, MDM and access points.
Data Center Asset Management Specialist
Chicago, IL | Oct, 2012 - Aug, 2013
Maintain accountability of CONUS data center assets.
Assist in the transportation and installation of servers, switches, and racks.
Maintain detailed database of assets located across the U.S.
Assist in repurpose request of servers, switches, and all other data center hardware.
Coordinate with vendors for RMAs, onsite parts, etc.
DirectMed Health Services
Chicago, IL | Aug, 2011 - Aug, 2013
Maintain and upgrade IT infrastructure while keeping to a strict budget.
Experience with healthcare programs such as VisiTrac, Ivans, etc.
Expanded infrastructure of the company to accommodate growing healthcare industry.
Duties include help-desk, troubleshooting, upgrades, virus removals, installations, networking, and disaster recovery solutions
Chicago, IL | Mar, 2011 - Oct, 2012
Logging data, customer service, diagnostics, hardware repair/replacement, computer upgrading, complex troubleshooting, data recovery, and networking.
Direct supervisor to 5 technicians and all technology floor sales and salespersons.
Responsible for cash office duties (deposits, cash pickups, making change), opening and closing the store, receiving inventory, and managing sales.
Monterey Bay Networks
Monterey, CA | Apr, 2011 - Aug, 2011
Setup and installation of servers, workstations, and network printers as well as software and security.
Remotely access computers for annual preventative maintenance.
Diagnostics of conflicts, both hardware and software related, for both client and server-side OS.
Complex troubleshooting and research of unknown issues and conflicts.
Cryptologic Communications Interceptor/Locator
Monterey, CA | Mar, 2009 - Mar, 2011